National and Regional Engagement Conferences

Engagement Scholarship Consortium

The Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC) is composed of higher education member institutions, a mix of state-public and private institutions. Its goal is to work collaboratively to build strong university-community partnerships anchored in the rigor of scholarship, and designed to help build community capacity.

2019 ESC Conference: October 8-9, Denver
Preconference: October 6-7

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

The Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities is an international affiliate organization of universities in large metropolitan areas that share common understandings of their institutional missions and values. Institutions located in urban and metropolitan areas often do not fit the model of more traditional colleges and universities. CUMU was formed in 1989 by leaders of metropolitan and urban institutions who realized their unique challenges and opportunities as they looked to the future of higher education.

2019 CUMU Conference: October 21-23, Philadelphia

Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) is a research, policy, and advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening and advancing the work of public universities in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. The association's membership consists of 241 public research universities, land-grant institutions, state university systems, and affiliated organizations.

2019 APLU Annual Meeting: November 10-12, San Diego

Campus Compact

Campus Compact is a national coalition of 1,000+ colleges and universities committed to the public purposes of higher education. We build democracy through civic education and community development.

2020 National Conference: March 29-April 1, 2020, Seattle
2019 Midwest Conference: May 30-31, 2019, Minneapolis
2019 Ohio Annual Meeting: August 4-5, 2019, Columbus